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MANDELA - Altre Modernità Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy. ABSTRACT: 15th Feb 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

Nelson Mandela is not only a real historical person, revolutionary, anti-apartheid leader
and first democratic president of South Africa, but one of the most extraordinary

Portals Comparative Literature Journal is Accepting Submissions for the Spring 2014 issue

full name / name of organization: 
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
clsa@mail.sfsu.edu

Submission deadline: March 6, 2014

Edited Collection: Cold War U.S. literature & culture with a global focus 2/15/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Belletto and Joseph Keith
contact email: 
belletts@lafayette.edu; jkeith@binghamton.edu

We are soliciting one or two additional contributions (approx. 7,000 words) for a book collection focusing on U.S. Cold War literature and the rest of the world.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: "Isms" Conference: March 22, Abstract Deadline Jan 13th

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

Isms: An Exploration into the Invisible Barriers of Classification

Writers required for The New Union

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We are looking for contributors to write articles for our launch in March 2014. Please see the 'About' page on our website at thenewunion.wordpress.com to read our manifesto.

Fourth Annual HBCU-General Education Alliance Conference, May 28-29, 2014, at Philander Smith College, Little Rock, Arkansas

full name / name of organization: 
HBCU-General Education Alliance
contact email: 
hervin@hbcugea.com

Call for Papers
Fourth Annual HBCU-General Education Alliance Conference
May 28-29, 2014

(Jan 2nd deadline) - Carlene Hatcher Polite panel for ALA (May 22nd-25th)

full name / name of organization: 
proposing a panel for American Literature Association
contact email: 
alimchet @ umich.edu

[UPDATE] Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period, University of Michigan Feb 21-22

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium, University of Michigan
contact email: 
mathie@umich.edu and kcgrady@umich.edu

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference, "Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period" at

American Fiction Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
American Fiction Association of Korea
contact email: 
amfiction@daum.net

Call for Paper

Submission

FSEL Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

Call for Paper

Submission

UPDATED DEADLINE & KEYNOTES: Jan. 15, John Douglas Taylor Conference 2014: Contemporary Orientations in African Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
contact email: 
africanculturalstudies@gmail.com

UPDATE:

CFP: Philosophy on Trial: The Others of Philosophy - Submission deadline – EXTENDED: January 10th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Philosophy Graduate Student Body, DePaul University
contact email: 
depaul.philosophy@gmail.com

Understood as a self-critical discipline, philosophy must interrogate its limits and its relationship with its outside.

[UPDATE] Burning Daylight Academic Journal Accepting Submissions of up to 20 pages Until January 1st from Student Authors

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight Academic Journal
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

Burning Daylight is an annual student journal published through Sonoma State University's Department of English graduate program dedicated to providing a place for the emergent voices in the field of

"Maroons, Indigenous Peoples, and Indigeneity," June 20-22, 2014, Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica. Abstracts due Jan 15 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town Annual International Maroon Conference
contact email: 
maroonconference@gmail.com

Scritture Migranti / Migrant Writings (deadline JAN 10)

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

The Editorial Board of Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali is now accepting proposals for its 7/2013 issue.

BCLA Postgraduate Conference - Alternatives: Translation and the (Anti-)Canon

full name / name of organization: 
BCLA, University of Glasgow, University of St Andrews, Scottish PEN
contact email: 
bcal.alternatives@gmail.com

BCLA Postgraduate Conference
University of Glasgow and University of St Andrews, in collaboration with Scottish PEN

[UPDATE] "Visual Culture in African American Periodicals,” deadline Dec 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
African American Expression in Print and Digital Culture, University of Wisconsin, Madison, September 19-21, 2014
contact email: 
williams.2941@osu.edu

African American periodicals such as the Indianapolis Freeman, Colored American, Crisis and The Black Panther emphasize the impact of images, as well as the printed word, i

Post-9/11 Literature and Media (abstracts due January 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

I seek proposed chapters for a collection of essays tackling emergent post-9/11 literature and media. An academic publisher has already expressed interest in this collection.

Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

APPROACHES TO TEACHING LITERATURE AND ENGLISH IN THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY March 31 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Higher Teachers' Training College, The University of Maroua, Cameroon
contact email: 
editorapproachcfp@gmail.com

APPROACHES TO TEACHING LITERATURE AND ENGLISH IN THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY

“American Circuits, American Secrets”/ CAAS 2014 (09/18-21, 2014) Race, Performance, and Transnational Entertainment Circuits

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Moriah/ The Graduate Center/CUNY
contact email: 
kmoriah@gc.cuny.edu

We are seeking a third panelist to help us explore the outer limits of the vaudeville circuit in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

*Extended* - Call for Critical and Creative Work - Special Issue on Aging and Gender: 'The Great Age’ Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Femspec
contact email: 
aganapath@gmail.com

*Extended* - Call for Critical and Creative Work - Special Issue on Aging and Gender: 'The Great Age’ Issue
Deadline for Submissions: March 1, 2014

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE 1/5/14: Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Early Modern Colloquium
contact email: 
mathie@umich.edu and kcgrady@umich.edu

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference, "Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period" at

Black British Women’s Writing: Tracing the Tradition and New Directions

full name / name of organization: 
Vedrana Velickovic/ University of Brighton
contact email: 
v.velickovic@brighton.ac.uk

9th Jul 2014 University of Brighton, UK
Keynote Speaker: Bernardine Evaristo
Evening Readings by: Dorothea Smartt, Jay Bernard, Katy Massey and Sheree Mack

Following the first international expert meeting on Black British Women’s Writing (Brussels, 2013), this inaugural conference of the Black British Women’s Writing Network (BBWWN) will offer scholars and postgraduate students the chance to come together to debate some of the continuing preoccupations and new directions in this diverse and burgeoning field of study. Abstracts of 250 words are invited for 20- minute papers as well as 60-minute panel proposals that engage with, but are not limited to, the following topics:

The 16th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group: “Art in Interesting Times”

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Marxist Reading Group
contact email: 
pmcgowan@ufl.edu

The 16th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group
“Art in Interesting Times”
Keynote Speakers: Nicholas Brown, Fredric Jameson, and Kim Stanley Robinson

[UPDATE] Call for Papers- IJ-ELTS January-March, 2014 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

The IJ-ELTS: International Journal of English Language and Translation Studies is a double-blind peer-reviewed, open access, quarterly research ejournal indexed in leading scholarly databases and pres

[UPDATE] Society for American Travel Writing at ALA 2014 (22-25 May 2014 in Washington, D.C.) Deadline extended to 15 Jan. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
mscript@udel.edu

The Society for American Travel Writing will host two sessions at the American Literature Association’s 25th Annual Conference, 22-25 May 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Wash

Special Issue "Sport for Social Inclusion: Critical Analyses and Future Challenges" (Abstract Deadline: 31 March 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Librello
contact email: 
antonio.vieira@librelloph.com

The journal Social Inclusion will launch a special issue under the title "Sport for Social Inclusion: Critical Analyses and Future Challenges".

Special Issue "Perspectives on Human Trafficking and Modern Forms of Slavery" (Abstract Deadline: 1 March 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Librello
contact email: 
antonio.vieira@librelloph.com

The journal Social Inclusion will launch a special issue under the title "Perspectives on Human Trafficking and Modern Forms of Slavery".

Special Issue "Indicators and Measurement of Social Inclusion" (Abstract Deadline: 31 March 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Librello
contact email: 
antonio.vieira@librelloph.com

The journal Social Inclusion will launch a special issue under the title "Indicators and Measurement of Social Inclusion", with Professor Peter Huxley and Dr.

Special Issue "Housing and Space: Toward Socio-Spatial Inclusion" (Abstract Deadline: 1 March 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Librello
contact email: 
antonio.vieira@librelloph.com

Title: Housing and Space: Toward Socio-Spatial Inclusion

Guest Editors:

Dr. Dallas Rogers
Urban Research Centre, University of Western Sydney, Australia; E-Mail: D.Rogers@uws.edu.au

Strategies of Critique Conference Call For Papers- "Decolonizing Anti-Racism", April 17th & 18th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
the Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought/ York University
contact email: 
strategies2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Strategies of Critique: Conference of the Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought
York University, Toronto
April 17th & 18th, 2014

DECOLONIZING ANTI-RACISM

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - MARCH 2014 - DEADLINE EXTENSION

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Dear all,
We just want to remind you of, and announce you that, we have decided to extend the deadline for submitting abstracts to JANUARY 20, 2014!

2nd Global Conference: Transmedia Interactions (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tm2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Transmedia Interactions

Wednesday 14th May – Friday 16th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] [REVISED] The Economies of Future Past: Redefining the Space(s) of (Post)Memory - March 13 and 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students' Society at Université de Montréal
contact email: 
postmemory2014@gmail.com

Deadline: January 6, 2014.

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